UK Pro-Team - Event Programme

May 10, 2011

For those of you interested in winning a place on a new UK Pro-Team with all the support you need to achieve your ultimate best as a freestyle kayaker below are details of the selection weekend.

We are looking for 5 aspirational paddlers that are either at the top of the sport or have the drive and passion to get to the top. We are going to provide sponsorship, coaching, mentoring, physio, conditioning, nutrition and pro-deals on loads of extreme sports gear. There are big things lined up for this team - this really is like the x-factor of freestyle so get involved.

If you haven't already done it then send your kayaking CV to

If you can't make the selection weekend then let us know and we will sort out alternative arrangements - everyone will be considered!

Saturday 21st May:

Start Finish Event
9:00 10:00 Registration
10:00 10:30 Group Warm up
10:30 12:00 Free Paddling
12:00 13:00 Group Lunch (people to bring their own)
13:00 17:00 Interviews
17:00 18:00 Break
18:00 20:00 Competition
20:00 21:00 Break
21:00 Late Social


Sunday 22nd May:

Start Finish Event
9:00 9:30 Meet for coffee
9:30 9:30 Announcement of those coming for 2nd interview
9:30 12:00 2nd Interviews
12:00 13:30 Judges travel to Youth Freestyle event at Northampton
13:30 17:00 2nd Interviews with any Juniors
17:00 18:00 Finish

Things to remember:

This weekend is simply a group of paddlers getting on the water together. You are responsible for your own welfare. You must of competent to paddle on big white water, have your own kit and act responsibly and safely. Bring your own lunch and sort out your own accommodation. If you are a Junior then make sure you have a guardian with you.

Any further questions email

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